Climate Change and Energy

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One of the most dramatic movements in attitudes since the Lowy Institute began polling has been towards global warming and climate change. Since 2006, the Lowy Institute Poll has included a number of questions tracking Australians’ views on climate change, alternative energy sources and government climate policy.

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2016: Fossil Fuels

Here are some statements made by other people about fossil fuels such as coal. Please say whether you personally agree or disagree with each of the following statements:


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2015: Approach to UN Negotiations

In the lead-up to the 2015 UN climate change conference in Paris, which one of the following two statements most closely represents your own view of the approach the Australian government should take in international climate negotiations?


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2015: Australia’s future and current sources of energy

Which one of these energy sources do you think will be our primary source of electricity 10 years from now?


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2014: CARBON EMISSIONS – LEADERSHIP OR CONSENSUS?

Thinking now about international policy on the issue of global warming and carbon emissions, which ONE of the following comes closest to your own personal views on what the Australian government should be doing?


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